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Explore Mexico

A Coco Discovery Book

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Learn about the history and culture of Mexico with Miguel, Dante, Hector, and the rest of your favorite characters from Coco. Clear nonfiction text presents Mexico’s geography, music, art, celebrations, and more. Favorite Disney characters keep readers engaged.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category Diversity, Science, STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Disney Learning ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2019-08-01
Text Type Informational Fiction
BISACS JNF038070, JNF025110, JNF058000
Dewey 972
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.5 x 10.5
Lexile 950
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 503285
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Lars Ortiz

Lars Ortiz was raised by a family of musicians who met while playing in the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra in Mexico. After his family settled in Minneapolis, Lars went on to study political science and music at the University of Minnesota. His passion for serving the Latinx community led him to become an English teacher in Denver Public Schools, where he specialized in the instruction of English language learners. After returning to Minnesota he was principal cellist of the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis, as well as a founding member of Lux String Quartet. With Lux, he helped run a chamber music camp for kids and he worked with both Minnesota Public Radio and Schubert Club to promote music education in schools. After years of performing in concert halls and school auditoriums, he finds joy in his studio teaching budding cellists of all ages. Lars continues to pursue his passions of music, teaching, and writing while splitting his time between his homes in Minneapolis and Puebla, Mexico.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

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